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Sketching for Presentations: French Sofa
More design sketches for our client, the owner of the Louis XVI Settee. Silk bolsters for the arms, with flirty tassel-dangly-bobs. French knotted India silk creating scrunchy pillows for the back. The entire sketch… You may remember that the LouisXVI … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, creativity, drawing, furniture, ink painting, journal, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged #danielsmithwatercolors, #davinciwatercolors, #designdrawings, #Hahnemühle, #HahnemühleWatercolourBook, #houles, #janetyonaty, #Lamy, #LouisXVI, #middleofthenight, art journal, Da Vinci Watercolors, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, designer, Diamine Ancient Copper Ink, furniture, Lamy Al-Star, Lamy Joy, MPF Conservation, Passementerie, pillows, Pilot Metropolitan Fountain Pen, Primatek, settee, silk, sofa, Super5 ink, watercolor 4 Comments
Sketchpack Project: Week Two
ABOUT SKETCHPACK: The project began in 2011. The original idea was to get folks to draw daily. The Sketchpack is a small zigzag journal with two usable sides, allowing one to sketch on both sides of 15 ‘pages’ to complete … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, challenge, making a living, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, August Challenge, Capetown, chalk chuck, challenge, cotton, De Atramentis Document ink, folded jurnal, furniture, guitar, leather punch, linen, making a living, MPF Conservation, Noodlers ink, painting, Passementerie, pen & ink, Platinum Carbon pen, regulating needle, sanding sticks, sewing gauge, silk, sinew, sketchbook, Sketchpack Project, Super5 ink, thread, upholstery tacks 6 Comments
Chinese Silk Bag and HOBO Bag
This is an exercise in gesture versus guidelines, and in permanence (in the form of lasting details and materials) versus impermanence (fast, light materials.) I have two bags I reach for besides my painting bag. One is this lovely silk … Continue reading
Posted in drawing, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, bag, Caran D'Ache, Chinese, Daniel Smith watercolors, guidelines, HOBO, Lexington Grey Noodlers ink, Platinum Preppy pen, pocketbook, Primatek, purse, QoR watercolors, silk, Stillman & Birn, watercolor, watercolor pencils 3 Comments